Convocation

Sunday, August 24

August 24
Freshman Convocation
3 – 4 p.m. │ Sports Arena
Freshman Convocation is a formal induction ceremony to welcome all new freshmen to Georgia State. Join Dr. Becker as he officially inducts the new freshman class into the campus community through a medallion ceremony and recitation of the Freshman Pledge.

Honorable John Lewis, U.S. Congressman and author of March: Book One, which has been selected as the Fall 2014 First-Year Book, will be the keynote speaker. Festivities continue afterward with a Block Party for the Class of 2018 and their families.

This event is mandatory for all freshman students, both residential and commuter. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.  Free parking is available in G Deck and additional parking is available in M Deck for $7 cash.  Dress is business casual.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Involvement at 404-413-1580.

Panther Welcome Block Party
4 – 6 p.m. | Hurt Park & Gilmer Street
The Panther Welcome Block Party is an interactive event designed to welcome new students and their parents to campus as well as celebrate the beginning of their college careers. Students will be able to play interactive games and meet-and-greet student athletes from various sports.
For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Studies.

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